Q: WHAT YEAR DID THE BOOK OF EZEKIEL BEGIN?
A: IT DEPENDS WHAT CALENDAR YOU ARE USING!
On the Gregorian calendar (the one you might have on your wall) the year was 529 BC.
On the Hebrew calendar, sometimes called the biblical calendar, the year was 3518 AM.
Ezekiel starts his prophesy during the 5th year of Jehoiachin’s captivity.
Ezekiel 1:1-2 – 1 Now it came to pass in the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, as I was among the captives by the River Chebar, that the heavens were opened and I saw visions of God. 2 On the fifth day of the month, which was in the fifth year of King Jehoiachin's captivity,
Prophecies 1 & 2 of 13
Prophesy 1—Exekiel 1:1-2
Prophesy 2—Ezekiel 3:16